Free parking in the city centre during December

Get all your Christmas shopping done with ease in the Townsville city centre with free parking throughout December.

Townsville residents urged to be aware of storm tide zones

Townsville locals are being reminded to check the Storm Tide Evacuation Guide on Council’s Emergency Management and Disaster Dashboard to see if their home is in a storm tide zone ahead of the high-risk weather season from November to April.

Castle Hill Summit Track handrail renewal begins

Townsville City Council is extending its commitment to transforming Townsville into a sustainable destination that embraces and participates in recreational activities with the renewal of the Castle Hill Summit Track handrails from today (Monday 28 November).

Environmental sensors deployed to capture microclimate data

Essential information about changing microclimates and landscapes is being collected with Townsville-made environmental sensors being deployed across the city.

Walk Against Violence kicks off 16 Days of Activism

Council held its annual Walk Against Violence on Friday 25 November, to kick off its 16 Days of Activism initiative.

NAFA wins second Australian Event Award

Townsville’s North Australian Festival of Arts (NAFA) has been awarded the 2022 winner of the Australian Event Awards for Best Regional Event.

Groundbreaking day for Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct

Townsville’s major new eco-industrial precinct at Lansdown is officially underway, with access road construction starting today on the Council-led project that will generate significant jobs for the city.

High algal bloom in Ross River Dam due to heat wave

Townsville residents are being encouraged to conserve outdoor water use as the city deals with an algal bloom due to the current heat wave.

Townsville city ready to welcome Santa this weekend

Herald in the festive season with family and friends at this Saturday’s Christmas in the City.

Community and culture bolstered by Council grants

Community inclusivity and cultural experiences will be boosted in Townsville with the endorsement of two grants at this month’s Ordinary Council meeting.

Council lassoes PBR Grand Final for another three years in Townsville

Professional Bull Riders Australia will deliver the PBR Grand Final for the next three years with the support of Townsville City Council’s event sponsorship.

Crucial upgrades for Flinders Street pathways

Townsville City Council is upgrading the pathway on the southern side of Flinders Street fronting 534 and 546 Flinders Street.

Young Townsville artists sleigh Festive Flag competition

Ivy Cox is one of 20 up and coming artists who will soon see their original works billowing on Townsville’s festive flags.

Locals reminded to show bushfire awareness

Locals are being reminded to be aware of bushfires and how best to prepare their homes.

Townsville talent to shine at Carols By Candlelight

Townsville residents can come and watch our local stars shine bright this festive season at Carols By Candlelight.

Mayor’s Christmas Appeal calls on Townsville to make a positive difference

Townsville City Council is calling on local businesses and residents to dig deep and donate to the Mayor’s Christmas Appeal to help support the less fortunate this festive season.

Council call to action this White Ribbon Day

Townsville City Council is encouraging its employees and the wider community to stand up, speak out and help end family violence this White Ribbon Day.

Council celebrates 20 years of NATA accreditation

Townsville City Council’s Townsville Laboratory Services has reached a significant milestone, celebrating 20 years of National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) accreditation last month.

New flood-warning assets installed ahead of wet summer

Twenty-three new flood-warning assets have been installed across the Townsville region to monitor water levels, rainfall and river heights to assist emergency services and the community during a flooding event.

Free parking in the city centre for festive season

Townsville City Council is handing out an early Christmas gift with free parking rolling out across the city centre for all of December.